You’re here, but your thoughts are a million miles away. One day, you’ll be up to talk about what that is. But that day is not today.
They can influence you, steer you, and try to mold you into what direction they want you to take. Ultimately, though, the destination you reach is yours alone.
It’s the type of thing that most of us might be afraid to talk about – myself included. So let’s talk about it.
His death doesn’t feel like part of some lesson. It just feels unfair.
This wasn’t home and no other parents were doing it. That’s what makes it “embarrassing.”
I’ve had a lot of broken washing machines in my life. Only one was literal and the rest were all figurative.
I don’t keep a running tally on who has it better or worse between us. That’s not how friendships work.
We use phrases like “they love me in their own way” or “deep down, he means well”…
This is the type of lesson you only understand as life plays out.
Once you let go of the notion that only certain people in certain spots in your life can be designated as family members, the world feels more inclusive than ever before.